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Building blocks in the emerging local news ecosystem

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Statistics
Unique monthly visitors

19,347

Average page views

n/a

Average visits

n/a

E-newsletter

  • Yes, a single newsletter

E-newsletter subscribers

1,241

Facebook likes

4,604

Facebook followers

4,697

Twitter followers

4,247

Instagram followers

629

You Tube

75

Revenue

  • Less than $50,000

Primary revenue source(s)

  • Local advertising (including web and e-newsletter ads)
  • National advertising

Ad products

  • Traditional Web display advertising sold directly by your organization
  • Traditional Web display advertising sold via an ad network or ad buyer

Other products

N/A

Paywall

  • No

Distribution

  • Direct to web/mobile

Total personnel/contributor FTE

n/a

Date of most recent publisher update

05/30/2019

Last Publisher Update

  • 2019-05-30 19:35:48 UTC

QNotes
Q Notes

This site aims to serve the LGBTQ and straight ally communities of Charlotte and the Carolinas with a focus on LGBTQ life and social justice issues. Editorial content consists of news, features, and views, as well as entertainment stories. Revenue: Advertising.

Who is in charge?

Jim Yarbrough

Job title

Publisher

City

Charlotte

State

NC

Zip code

28204

Year launched

1986

Tax status

  • Sole proprietor/no specific tax status

Geographic scope

  • Multi-state region

Population of coverage area

15,660,000

Scope of coverage

  • Several related topics under a common umbrella (such as a group of topics that fall under the umbrella of government or politics)

Primary focus

  • Current news and events

Topics of coverage

  • Entertainment & arts
  • Events in coverage area
  • Gender identity
  • Social justice & inequality
  • Other

Other content topics

Regional & National News

Watchdog journalism?

  • Yes, occasional

Site Twitter handle

@qnotescarolinas

Effective engagement practice

We use Facebook and Twitter, plus email newsletters to create buzz and spark interest. We also use the website's polling to engage our readers.

Revenue challenges

Getting customers/prospects to understand that combining web and print advertising for them gives them more real exposure. Some want either, but not both.